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Your Day in Health: July 22

The biggest post-workout mistake you're making that's sabotaging your weight loss, and more of your daily health news.

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Your Day in Health: July 22

The biggest post-workout mistake you're making that's sabotaging your weight loss, and more of your daily health news.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

EAT BEFORE YOU EAT. An appetizer of a broth-based soup or even an apple can reduce total calorie intake for a meal by up to 20 percent.

REUTERS: How Much Food Does That Exercise Earn You? You Might Be Surprised

"In a small new study, volunteers who were shown chocolate and sports drinks after an exercise workout could not correctly guess how much would be an equal ‘reward’ for the calories they had just burned." Read the full story.

BBC: Sugary Drinks “Harmful Even For Slim People”

"Scientists have warned of a link between obesity, sugar-sweetened drinks and diabetes for some time. But few studies have unpicked whether people who consume lots of sugary drinks are more likely to develop diabetes, regardless of their weight. Researchers at the University of Cambridge analysed 17 studies in this area. And the pattern they found hints that drinks with added sugar could be linked to an increased risk of diabetes, regardless of weight." Read the full story.

ABC NEWS: Sweet, Salty and Now Fatty: Scientists Work to Uncover 'Sixth' Taste

"Forget sweet or sour, researchers say people may have a 'sixth' taste for fatty foods. Researchers out of Purdue University said that the taste of fat dubbed 'oleogustus' can be added to the list of distinctive tastes that include sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami." Read the full story.

NPR: A 3-D Food Lab And Restaurant Wants To Turn Yuck Into Yum

"Goffin is the director of the Smart Gastronomy Lab, supported by the University of Liège and a grant from Creative Wallonia. She and her colleagues aren't just playing with their food – they also want to figure out how to make 3-D printed foods more palatable to people. The goal, eventually, is to create foods with enhanced nutritional profiles that people actually want to eat." Read the full story.